|When is Waqf al Arafa?|
|What is Waqf al Arafa?|
Waqf al Arafa, or Day of Arafa, is observed on the 9th day of the Islamic month of Dhul Hijja. On this day, it is common for Muslim pilgrims to walk from Mina to the nearby Plain of Arafa, where Muhammad gave his final sermon. Many Muslims fast on this day to repent for their sins.